Zoomer the skidoo spends some time with Bob in Sunflower Valley.
Second World War drama starring John Wayne. In the final months of the conflict, as the people of the Philippines fight the Japanese, US Colonel Madden is instructed to form a guerrilla army to prepare the way for landings. Review p34. Director Edward Dmytryk (1945, PG)
With Jenny Powell and Perry Fenwick. <s)
Business news with Adam Shaw and Nik Wood.
Wilson finds marked cash belonging to Philby.
1.25 Coast (Revised rpt)
Finding the UK's best mews properties. (Revised rpt)
Seabirds caught in the Napoli oil slick disaster.
Coal Miner's Slaughter. A mine owner is murdered.
7/10. Pieces of folk art.
Amateur cooks from Bradford and Tyneside compete. <s)
The chefs prepare two dishes in 50 minutes using duck as the main ingredient, and are then challenged to re-create the classics skate a la grenobloise and ouefs a la neige.
Gregg Wallace and Michel Roux Jr host.
Coinciding with the British Museum's Hadrian: Empire and Conflict exhibition, which runs until 26 October, Dan Snow surveys this enigmatic emperor's vast former empire, uncovering both the genius and the darker side of the man: peacemaker, frontier-builder, star-crossed lover, architect and ruthless oppressor of the Jews.
Director/Producer John Trefor
2/2. Seven ships are being dragged from the bottom of the Thames in one of the country's biggest ever marine archaeological projects, and Frank Pope and Tessa Dunlop are there to unlock the stories behind the wrecks. Featured in this concluding programme are one of the last great sailing ships of the Empire and a mystery ship full of pottery, tools and shoes, while the history of the London docks is told through the story of that workhorse of the river - the Thames barge. Director/Producer Mary Dickinson
4/6. Opera. In the third studio challenge, the five remaining would-be Proms conductors lead the BBC Concert Orchestra in a programme of popular operatic arias sung by soloists Alfie Boe and Rebecca Evans. The panel of expert judges, Sir Roger Norrington, Simone Young, Dominic Seldis and Zoe Martlew, then decides who must face the orchestra's casting vote for elimination. Clive Anderson oversees the proceedings. Director Chris Power ; Series producer Chris Brogden
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Paul Merton 's final ever guest is fellow Have I Got News for You captain Ian Hislop, whose pet hates include the Beatles, Piers Morgan, Charlie Chaplin and.... Paul Merton. Director Geraldine Dowd ; Series producer Chris Curley
With Gavin Esler.
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Friends, relations and associates contribute to this musical and psychological portrait of the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, exploring the stories of his two marriages, and including a poignant interview with his second wife Ursula. Featuring the Philharmonia Orchestra and the singers of Oxford's Schola Cantorum.
Writer John Bridcut ; Director/Producer John Bridcut
Shown last Friday on BBC4
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4.00 Deutsch Plus
(9-16) German drama for people learning the language.